The government provided a small amount of funding to clean up old abandoned wells while giving away $15 billion in “green” subsidies in 2020.

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Setting the record straight on the day’s top anti-oil and gas media stories


ACTIVIST CLAIM: National Observer article repeats misleading information about oil and gas subsidies during COVID in 2020

THE FACTS:  The government provided a small amount of funding to clean up old abandoned wells while giving away $15 billion in “green” subsidies in 2020.

THE SOURCES:

Communities across Canada demand climate action.


Here are some facts and sources to have a reasoned conversation about government support for oil and gas:

 

 


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